Honorary Membership

About the Honorary Membership
Honorary membership may be conferred on a living citizen of any country whose contribution to librarianship or a closely related field is so outstanding that it is of lasting importance to the advancement of the whole field of library service. It is intended to reflect honor upon the ALA as well as upon the individual.

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1983 Recipient(s)

Jack Dalton

Library Educator

Claiborne Pell

U.S. Congressman

Clara Stanton Jones

Public Librarian, former ALA President

Johnny Carson

Television Personality